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Walt Pickut

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Walt Pickut’s writing career began with publishing medical research in1971 while working at the Jersey City Medical Center and the NYU Hospital and School of Medicine. Walt holds board registries in respiratory care and sleep technology as well as bachelor's degrees in biology and communication, and a master's degrees in physiology from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey, with additional graduate work in mass communication completed at SUNY Amherst. He currently teaches Presentational Speaking in the Houghton College PACE program at JCC and holds memberships in the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He lives in Jamestown with his wife Nancy, an MSW social worker, and has three children: Dr. Cait Lamberton in Pittsburgh, Bill Pickut, a marketing executive in Chicago, and Rev. Matt Pickut in Plymouth, IN.

Is that really music?

Every generation seems to ask the one after it the same question: “Is that really music?” I remember my parents saying Rock ‘n Roll would...

Martz/Kohl Speaker Coming

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA Welcome to the Shooting Gallery In case you missed the Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower on Monday and Tuesday night, May...

House or home?

Felines are all cats, but a mountain lion is more than a tabby. Canines are all dogs, but a timber wolf is more than...

Nursing and Fake News

The second most important job a nurse can do is to follow your doctor’s orders while caring for you. Second most important job? What can...

Lead or Serve?

Very few people today have household servants in the old-world style. If you have a household staff of 20, including a butler, a lady’s maid,...

Just Park It…

“O Lord save us from overworking! Grant us grace to rest awhile.” Wise words from an inspirational writer born in Accra, Ghana, Lailah Gifty...

Chautauqua County Chamber State Legislative Breakfast Honored Departing State Senator Cathy Young

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut A special meeting of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club on Friday, April 12,...

A Sick Friend?

If you had a sick friend, would you help that friend get better? Naturally, you would. But, on the other hand, if your friend’s sickness...

Special Speaker Series Continues at Martz/Kohl Observatory

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA A popular Special Guest Speaker, Gannon University adjunct professor Mike Stafford, returns to the Martz/Kohl Observatory on Wednesday, April...

Gone fishin’

It’s always fishing season if you’re fishing for a compliment. Last time you got yourself into a pretty kettle of fish, you probably had a...

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